The best times to visit Biratnagar for ideal weather are
November 19th to March 11th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Biratnagar Travel Guide
Weather in Biratnagar
Average temperatures in Biratnagar vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 41st percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Biratnagar, the hottest months are July, May, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid May where highs are regularly around 96.4°F (35.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.6°F (24.2°C) at night.
Biratnagar Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Biratnagar Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Biratnagar Perceived Temperature (F)
Biratnagar Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Biratnagar Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Biratnagar are January, October, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late June with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of June 25th.
When can you find snow in Biratnagar? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Biratnagar.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Biratnagar (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Biratnagar has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (51.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (79.4%).
Wind in Biratnagar is usually calm. The windiest month is May, followed by June and April. May’s average wind speed of around 8.6 knots (9.9 MPH or 15.9 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late May where average top sustained speeds reach 16.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Biratnagar.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||3.3||Barely noticeable||6.9||Light breeze|
|Feb||3.9||Barely noticeable||8.2||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||5.8||Light breeze||10.5||Light breeze|
|Apr||6.9||Light breeze||11.1||Significant breeze|
|May||8.6||Gentle breeze||13.2||Light breeze|
|Jun||7.3||Gentle breeze||10.3||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||6.5||Light breeze||10.5||Light breeze|
|Aug||4.5||Light breeze||7.1||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||4.1||Light breeze||7.2||Light breeze|
|Oct||2||Barely noticeable||5.1||Light breeze|
|Nov||1.6||Barely noticeable||4.1||Light breeze|
|Dec||2.3||Barely noticeable||5.5||Light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Biratnagar?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Aug 21, 2019 there are travel warnings for Nepal; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 14, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Biratnagar, Nepal is August, followed by November and April. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Biratnagar in March. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Biratnagar Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 96.4°F (35.8°C) and 81.2°F (27.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 6 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have hot weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 10 to 14 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Biratnagar, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 93.4°F (34.1°C) and 81.1°F (27.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 8 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Biratnagar to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 81.5°F (27.5°C) and 72°F (22.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.